[NAFEX] Germinating Amelanchier Seed

Ernest Plutko ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Sat Jul 2 21:46:33 EDT 2011


Put seeds in barely damp peat moss.  Too wet and seeds will mold. Put
in fridge for about three months.  I use small plastic boxes used for
food storage.  Look in box every few day starting at two months.  For
some reason plastic bags don't work well for me.

---- Original Message ----
From: robert.l.stanton at gmail.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Germinating Amelanchier Seed
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 20:36:28 -0500

>Hello All,
>
>Does anyone have any knowledge on germinating Amelanchier seed?
>
>I have obtained a number of fruits from wild A. arborea and am
>looking
>to grow from seed, if possible.  Do I need to scarify, cold-stratify,
>etch in acid, or attempt any other method to see good germination
>success?
>
>Best,
>Robert
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